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Australia Watchdog Sues Facebook Over Its Use of Onavo Protect VPN Service

Australia's ACCC consumer watchdog is bringing Facebook to court over the Onavo Protect VPN service that Facebook was forced to shut down in 2019. The ACCC says it deceived customers into believing that their information was private.  If found guilty of deceiving customers, the site...

Telecom Major Telstra Facing A$50m Penalties for Exploiting Indigenous Consumers

Australia's largest telecommunications company faces A$50m (£27.5m; $37m) fine for selling mobile contracts to vulnerable indigenous customers and exploiting cultural differences The telco will shell out the second-highest penalty ever imposed under Australian Consumer Law. The fines apply to 108 indigenous customers who paid for...